ostmark

ostmark

[awst-mahrk, ost-]
noun
(formerly) a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of East Germany: replaced by the Deutsche mark in 1990.

Origin:
1945–50; < German: east mark

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Ostmark (ˈɒstˌmɑːk, German ˈɔstmark)
 
n
(formerly) the standard monetary unit of East Germany, divided into 100 pfennigs
 
[German, literally: east mark]

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